HARNETT COUNTY OBITUARIES
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MARY CAROLINA HARRISS DAVIS
Fayetteville Observer, Thursday, January 5, 1899 

Miss Mary Carolina Harriss, who upon coming to the full estate of perfect womanhood, accepted Mr. 
James H. Davis, that typical southern gentleman of Linden, in Harnett County as her life consort.
	
It was on the first day of December that she took her final leave of that pleasant home where she 
was the center of attraction, surrounded by five lovely children, Robert, Effie, Bertha, James and 
Janet, from twelve to five years of age. Never were stronger chords of affection sundered by mother, 
wife or friend. It was in her 38th year that the Saviour, whom she had loved and trusted from her 
childhood, called her to himself, not to crush the loved ones in the family circle and community, 
but to lift and draw them to Himself; such is the way to Heaven from this vale of tears.(additional)
March 4, 2013

McDANIEL
Fayetteville Observer, July 01, 1896
Death of Mrs. Eliza McDaniel
Mrs. Eliza McDaniel, relict of the late Rev. Randal McDaniel, formerly of this city, died in Dunn, 
yesterday evening at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Meta Denning. Her remains arrived in this 
city this afternoon and the funeral will take place from the Baptist Church at 5 o'clock. Mr. McDaniel, 
who was past 70 years of age, leaves two children, Mr. Furman McDaniel, of Wilson, and Mrs. Meta Denning, 
of Dunn. She was a christian lady and a life-long member of the Baptist Church.
January 25, 2010

HODGES / MURCHISON
Fayetteville Observer, March 23, 1896
Death of Mrs. James P. Hodges

Mrs. Flora Hodges, wife of James P. Hodges, and mother of John M. and Dr. J. Allison Hodges and 
Mrs. Jesse Smith, died at her residence in Little River Academy Saturday evening at 6:30 o'clock. 
Mrs. Hodges, who was in her 79th year, was a daughter of Col. Kenneth Murchison, of Harnett County. 
She was a Christian lady, greatly beloved and respected for her uncommon intelligence. She leaves 
a large number of relatives and friends who deeply mourn her death.

The funeral took place at 11 o'clock this morning from the Presbyterian Church at Little River Academy.

Dr. Hodges, her youngest son, arrived from Richmond last night, and attended the funeral this morning.
January 21, 2010

McALISTER
Fayetteville Observer, January 21, 1861
Died in Harnett County, N.C., on the 12th instant, of membranous croup, Christopher Foy, youngest son 
of James W. and Francis F. McALISTER, aged 8 years, 8 mos., and 9 days.   January 21, 2010

SMITH
Fayetteville Observer, August 13, 1860
Died at the residence of Wm. S. Mallett Esq., near Brenham, Washington County, Texas, on the 27th July, 
John D. SMITH, aged about 33 years, senior son of Farquhard Smith, Esq., of Harnett County, NC   January 15, 2010

MORRISON
Fayetteville Observer, July 05, 1860
Died in Johnsonville, Harnett County, on the 1st day of July, William A. MORRISON, only child 
of D. and Sarah C. MORRISON, aged 1 year and 9 months.   January 15, 2010

SHAW
Fayetteville Observer, January 09, 1860
Died in Harnett County, on the 2nd January, Daniel SHAW, aged about 85 years.   January 13, 2010

CAMERON
Fayetteville Observer, November 03, 1859
Died in Harnett County, on the 21st October, Mrs. Catharine CAMERON, wife of Samuel Cameron, 
aged about 47 years.   January 13, 2010

McNEILL
Fayetteville Observer, August 29, 1859
Died in Harnett County, on 14th August, Mrs. Catharine McNEILL, aged 81 years. For thirty-five 
or forty years a consistent member of the Presbyterian Church.   January 13, 2010

FERGUSON
Fayetteville Observer, July 25, 1859
Died in Harnett County, on the 9th instant, very suddenly, Miss Sally FERGUSON, aged about 65 years.   January 12, 2010

FERGUSON
Fayetteville Observer, June 20, 1859
Died in Harnett County, on Thursday last, Mr. Daniel FERGUSON, aged about 67 years.   January 12, 2010

CAMERON
Fayetteville Observer, May 12, 1859
Died in Harnett County, on the 27th ultimo, after a protracted and painful illness, Mrs. Mary CAMERON, relict of 
John CAMERON, in the 86th year of her age. For 20 years previous to her death she had been in connection with the 
Presbyterian Church, and living a life conformable thereto. When the summons came she died in hope, reposing in the 
promises of the gospel.   January 11, 2010

DARROCH
Fayetteville Observer, December 30, 1858
Died in Harnett County, on the 22nd ultimo, in the 36th year of his age, Michael DARROCH, a native of Jura, in the 
Highlands of Scotland.   January 09, 2010

DARROCK
Fayetteville Observer, October 07, 1858
Died in Harnett County, on the 21st ultimo, Catharine DARROCK, wife of John Darrock, aged 62 years.  January 09, 2010

SMITH
Fayetteville Observer, September 09, 1858
Died in Harnett County, on the 24th ultimo, of Typhoid fever, Mrs. C.W. SMITH, daughter of Col. John Hodges, 
and wife of R.B. SMITH, in the 39th year of her age.      January 09, 2010

McLEAN
Fayetteville Observer, September 02, 1858
Died at his residence, in Harnett County, on the 27th ultimo, in the 77th year of his age, Neill McLEAN, Sen. 
The deceased was a native of the Island of Coll, Argyleshire, Scotland. He embarked for the country of his 
adoption at Grenock in October 1804, arriving at Wilmington, N.C., on 23rd Dec. of the same year. He was a 
very consistent member of the Presbyterian Church. As the fruits of a well ordered life and conversation, 
at death he gave the most unmistakabel evidences of having made his peace with God, through the blood of a 
crucified Saviour. He leaves a large family of children, who, with all who knew him, deeply mourn his loss.
January 09, 2010

CLARK
Fayetteville Observer, July 29, 1858
Died in Harnett County, on Thursday the 8th instant, Mrs. Nancy CLARK, relict of David CLARK, deceased.
Mrs. Clark was born in August 1770, and though the eldest, was the survivor of all but one of a large 
family. A. member of the Presbyterian Church from early life, her christian course was consistent and 
exemplary to the end. Possessed of a strong and intelligent mind, remarkably accurate and retentive as 
to memory, she was looked to for advice and as authority in the history of families and events of this 
section of counrty for the last 80 years.     January 08, 2010

HARRINGTON
Fayetteville Observer, January 21, 1858
Died on the 6th instant, in Harnett County, James Kyle, son of William D. and Margaret Jane Harrington, 
aged three months and twenty-eight days.     January 06, 2010

MUNN
Fayetteville Observer, January 21, 1858
Died on the 10th instant, in Harnett County, at the house of her daughter (Mrs. Mary McLeod,) Mrs. Flora Munn, 
in the 86th year of her age. Mrs. Munn was a member of Barbecue Church for nearly sixty years.     January 06, 2010

JONES
Fayetteville Observer, Monday, December 07, 1857
Died at Shriveport, Texas, on the 29th October Mr. KIMBREL JONES, formerly of Harnett County.     January 05, 2010

CAMPBELL
Fayetteville Observer, Thursday, October 05, 1857
Died in Fayette County, Texas, on the 20th of August, ALEXANDER B. CAMPBELL, in the 54th year of his age. 
The deceased was a native of Cumberland County; but for many years resided in Harnett County, from whence 
he removed to Texas in 1852. He did in full hope of happy immortality.     January 03, 2010

McLEAN
Fayetteville Observer, Thursday, July 30, 1857
Died on Tuesday night last, very suddenly, near Summerville, in Harnett County, Maj. NEILL McLEAN, in the 
34th year of his age. He was in perfect health at the usual bed-time, and died of apoplexy at midnight. He 
leaves a wife and children and numerous friends to mourn the loss of an affectionate husband and father, a 
kind neighbor, and a useful citizen.     January 01, 2010

BARCLAY
Weekly Standard, August 20, 1862 
Died at Barclaysville, Harnett County, on the 7th instant, Mrs. MILDRED BARCLAY, aged 84 years. 
Mrs. Barclay's house was for more than forty years the welcome resting place of the weary traveler. 
She was truly an excellent woman. There are thousands who remember her kind attention to their wants, 
and her unwearied efforts to render their sojourn with her pleasant and agreeable. She was one of the 
best neighbors. She has descended to the grave full of years, regretted and mourned by her family and 
many friends. The writer of this is not informed as to her spiritual condition during the illness that 
preceded her death; but it may be safely concluded that such a woman lived with reference to the great 
change that awaits us all, and that she had made the needful preparation for her departure.     January 01, 2010

ROLLINS
Fayetteville Observer, October 20, 1856
Died on Thursday, 2nd instant, in the county of Harnett, at the house of his father-in-law, Silas Douglas, Esq., 
Mr. JOHN W. ROLLINS, aged 35 years.     January 01, 2010

The Death of Mr. Denny Floyd Barker
The Death of Mr. T. L. H. Young
The Funeral of Mrs. T. L. H. Young
Death of Ica Parker
Death Notices from Weekly Standard - 1859-1864
Faucett / Cameron Obituaries
Murchison Obituaries
Death notices from New & Observer 1888-1893





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